Essex Power 100 is an annual list of the 100 most powerful and influential people either residing in Essex or from Essex. Our inaugural list was published on the 27th of October 2017.

View 2017’s Essex Power 100 list

View 2018’s Essex Power 100 list


Essex Power 100 is a trading style of 2Trom News Group, the list is governed by a consortium of 20 Essex businesses who govern the appointment of judges and the President for that year who presides over the list and supervises the judging process.

Essex Power 100 was founded by Witham based businessman Lewis Drazen. Our executive team includes Viktor Tokarev, Tina Hansen & Amara Khan. 

Essex Power 100 is trading style of UK POWER 100 LTD, Registered in England & Wales. Company number 11675562

The current president of Essex Power 100 is Nicholas Taylor.


From June each year two teams of researchers begin curating and researching names for the list which are put forward to a panel of judges for consideration. This part of the process referred to as the “nominating process” is open to the public who can submit their suggestions to the judges via or using the form here

From mid-September the judging panel begin scrutinising the list and place individuals put forward in order taking into consideration their achievements past and present.

Following which The President of EssexPower100 is advised of the final list by early October. After reviewing this, the list is published on the 27th of October.